Origins of the Nance surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 15North West 5Isle of ManYorkshire 16East Midlands 1West Midlands 2East 16London 47South East 14South West 47South Wales 4Mid WalesWest WalesNorth Wales 1Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Nances lived in south-west

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    What are the most common Nance first names?

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    Common jobs for Nances

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    Common female occupations for Nances in 1921

    Dressmaker

    13

    Housekeeper

    9

    Dress Maker

    7

    Domestic Servant

    6

    House Keeper

    6

    Common male occupations for Nances in 1921

    Farm Hands

    74

    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

    45

    General Farmers

    38

    Unskilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Textiles

    25

    Tin Miner

    15

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